Pakistan beat Malaysia on penaties to set final showdown with India

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Pakistan beat Malaysia on penaties to set final showdown with India

KUANTAN (Malaysia), Oct 29 (APP): Goalkeeper Amjad Ali shone in
front of the goal to help defending champions Pakistan defeat hosts
Malaysia 3-2 in the penalty shootout and make it to the final of the
fourth Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament here on Saturday.

Both the teams were locked 1-1 at the end of regulation time.
Amjad thwarted an attempt by a Malaysian player and forced him to throw  the ball out of the net.

This is Pakistan’s fourth consecutive entry into the final of the
Asian Champions Trophy. In the final Pakistan will face traditional
rivals India on Sunday. India in the first semifinal defeated South
Korea on penalty shootout.